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Maurice Nathaniel Ellis

Family Law, Wills & Probate, Divorce, Landlord-Tenant, Farms
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Kenneth M. Wasche

Business Organization, Family Law, Labor Law, Wills & Probate, Construction
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Curtis Wayne Patteson

Business Organization, Social Security -- Disability, Family Law, Wills & Probate, Government Agencies
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Patrick G Ross

Family Law, Wills, Divorce, Farms, Child Support
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Ian Wheeles

Family Law, Criminal, Estate Planning, Wills & Probate
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Steven D. Smith

Real Estate, Trusts, Family Law, Personal Injury, Wills & Probate
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H. Clifton Eames

Litigation, Car Accident, Wrongful Death, Wills & Probate
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Victor D. Carlson

Real Estate, Estate Planning, Wills & Probate, Litigation
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Laura Jean De Mander

Administrative Law, Family Law, Employee Rights, Wills & Probate
Status:  In Good Standing           Licensed:  20 Years

George Wayne Skladal

Business & Trade, Commercial Real Estate, Legal Malpractice, Wills
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LEGAL TERMS

CHARITABLE TRUST

Any trust designed to make a substantial gift to a charity and also achieve income and estate tax savings for the person who creates the trust (the grantor).

SURVIVING SPOUSE'S TRUST

If a couple has created an AB trust, the revocable living trust (Trust B) of the surviving spouse, after the first spouse has died.

UNIFORM TRANSFER-ON-DEATH SECURITY ACT

A statute that allows people to name a beneficiary to inherit stocks or bonds without probate. The owner of the securities can register them with a broker using... (more...)
A statute that allows people to name a beneficiary to inherit stocks or bonds without probate. The owner of the securities can register them with a broker using a simple form that names a person to receive the property after the owner's death. Every state but Texas has adopted the statute.

SUCCESSION

The passing of property or legal rights after death. The word commonly refers to the distribution of property under a state's intestate succession laws, which d... (more...)
The passing of property or legal rights after death. The word commonly refers to the distribution of property under a state's intestate succession laws, which determine who inherits property when someone dies without a valid will. When used in connection with real estate, the word refers to the passing of property by will or inheritance, as opposed to gift, grant, or purchase.

CERTIFIED COPY

A copy of a document issued by a court or government agency guaranteed to be a true and exact copy of the original. Many agencies and institutions require certi... (more...)
A copy of a document issued by a court or government agency guaranteed to be a true and exact copy of the original. Many agencies and institutions require certified copies of legal documents before permitting certain transactions. For example, a certified copy of a death certificate is required before a bank will release the funds in a deceased person's payable-on-death account to the person who has inherited them.

INTESTATE SUCCESSION

The method by which property is distributed when a person dies without a valid will. Each state's law provides that the property be distributed to the closest s... (more...)
The method by which property is distributed when a person dies without a valid will. Each state's law provides that the property be distributed to the closest surviving relatives. In most states, the surviving spouse, children, parents, siblings, nieces and nephews, and next of kin inherit, in that order.

MARITAL LIFE ESTATE TRUST

See AB trust.

ADMINISTRATRIX

An outdated term for a female administrator -- the person appointed by a court to handle probate on behalf of someone who died without a will. Now, whether male... (more...)
An outdated term for a female administrator -- the person appointed by a court to handle probate on behalf of someone who died without a will. Now, whether male or female, this person is called the administrator.

SWEARING MATCH

A case that turns on the word of one witness versus another. The outcome of a swearing match usually depends on whom the jury finds most trustworthy.

SAMPLE LEGAL CASES

Dieringer v. Martin

... On remand, the probate master allowed a full evidentiary hearing spanning the history of the estate, issued new factual findings, and recommended that the fee awards either be reinstated to their original amounts or increased. ...

In re Guardianship of McGregory

... On appeal Decker-Brown contends that Civil Rule 82 should apply in guardianship proceedings. She acknowledges that guardianships are governed by the Probate Rules rather than the Civil Rules. She relies on Probate Rule ...

Smith v. Kofstad

... raised by the parties. When an individual judgment debtor dies, his or her property generally is transferred through probate proceedings to heirs or devisees, subject to creditor claims against the decedent. [16] If a judgment ...